election. this leading from behind of the obama doctrine is up in flames in the middle east. it hasn't been effective. we've seen the effects the, idea that the united states would be withdrawing from the region, withdrawing from afghanistan, withdrawing from iraq, lessening our footprint, doing everything we can to take a start sort of a step back suggests this does not work. bill: k. it, you wrote our producers earlier today that the administration is running scared. away from what? >> if you look at the entire region it is about to go up in flames all the way from the atlantic ocean to pakistan and afghanistan. middle east, arab spring, middle east is hijacked by islamic terrorists. israel, we never had poorer relations with israel. they're feeling isolated. potentially makes it much more likely. syria is in flames with assassinations. 20,000 people have already been killed. iraq and american ally, we fought a war there, now a iranian puppet in a sense it is helping the iranians.